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Johnson & Johnson

Data Process Modeler

Posted Apr 3, 2024
Job ID: JJJP00018643
40 hrs/week
1 year
Payrate range

Data Process Modeler

Location: Geel

Working mode: Hybrid, 3 days on-site and 2 working from home

Duration: Initially 12 months (opportunity for a contract extension)

Hours: 32-40 hours per week

Pay rate range: Competitive hourly rate

Imagine your next project as Data Process Modeller at J&J Innovative Medicine. As part of this role, you will support modelling activities in the Manufacturing Science and Technology department within Johnson & Johnson innovative medicine. This would initially be approximately a 12-month contract position. The role will involve building real-time monitoring models using SIMCA and SIMCA Online to support various manufacturing processes at both internal and external drug substance and drug product facilities. In addition, the position would include modelling support for real time release and investigational support (with SIMCA, and python) for identifying process optimizations and/or root cause analysis. Finally, the role may also involve developing characterization models for specific stages of the manufacturing process. 

roles and responsibilities

  • Develop and deploy real-time multivariate monitoring models using SIMCA and SIMCA Online to support the technology transfer and manufacturing of various small molecule processes (drug substance and drug product)

  • Identify, develop and implement process improvement initiatives

  • Apply creative solutions to various data science projects

  • Provide technical support to process investigations

  • Create predictive models to help achieve optimal process performance

  • Maintaining and optimizing models, as well as tracking and trending key performance indicators (KPIs) related to these models.

how to succeed


  • Basic to expert knowledge of statistical tools for data analysis.

  • Basic knowledge in quality (GxP)

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Science, Math, Engineering or other science related field

  • Fluent in written and spoken English (Dutch is a plus)


  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes & products and/or equipment especially for the involved technology platform (small molecule drug substance and product).

  • Knowledge of manufacturing site systems and procedures.

  • Experience with Simca and Python, knowledge of R, SQL, Java and other programming languages is a plus.

  • Experience with manufacturing data systems, process data historians, MES, SAP, E-lims

  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is a plus.

Personal and interpersonal skills / Leadership skills

  • Ability to work under pressure, handle conflicting interests, and take decisions.

  • Strong analytical skills are a must

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently under general direction, having a good sense of prioritization of assigned tasks goals and manage time accordingly.

  • Customer and business focus.

  • Problem solving skills and attitude.

  • Hands-on, result oriented attitude.

Personal attitude and mindset

  • Motivated, self-starter able to work independently with demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Team player.

Good Manufacturing Practices (GxP)

  • Adhere to applicable cGxP’s and procedures

Safety, Health and Environment Performance

  • Adhere to applicable EH&S and procedures (role model)


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine

Patients inform and inspire our science-based innovations, which continue to change and save lives. Applying rigorous science and compassion, we confidently address some of the most complex diseases of our time and unlock the potential medicines of tomorrow.

Our diverse portfolio spans multiple therapeutic areas — Oncology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Retina.

We are continuously working to develop treatments, aspiring to find cures, pioneering the path from lab to life, and championing patients every step of the way.

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid. Options available.


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: sara.marsalo@randstadsourceright.co.uk (please note that we do not accept applications via email).

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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